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8 Ways to Frame Your Fireplace With Shelves
Make your fireplace even more appealing by bypassing standard shelves for standout designs like these
"some framed photos and knick-knacks from my travels, and voila. I am trying to put... shelves to frame a fireplace as well as added some lighting to the underside of the shelves... floating timber shelves work wonderfully with the color of the steel cladding on the... shelves that frame this fireplace top and bottom suit the space perfectly. Consider downlights... natural timber contrasts nicely with the tiles wrapping around the fireplace surround..."
Houzz Tour: Ecofriendly Getaway in the Catskills
A salvaged barn frame and modern materials create a cozy and comfortable weekend home for a New York couple
"salvaged barn frame and modern materials create a cozy and comfortable weekend home for a... with a timber frame from a 19th-century barn that was restored and raised on the site... The frame of this home may be from a 19th-century barn, but it's filled with a very... wrapped the frame in structural insulation panels (SIPs) to create an energy-efficient... look at timber frame designs you see how in tune timber frame archys "are" with the..."
Houzz Tour: Ocean Views Exhilarate on the Sunshine Coast
Expansive gable windows and French doors offer an uninterrupted vista of the Pacific in this bright British Columbia A-frame
"wanted some timber frame and natural elements to tie it in with the site and felt that... simple A-frame and incorporated timbers for most of the structural components. Simoes'... Douglas fir timber frame and has a metal roof and a rainwater collection system.... Douglas fir timber frame and has a metal roof and a rainwater collection system. " And... ca/plans/timber-frame-plans/davis-bay.html thank you. Love the glass panels for decking..."
Houzz Tour: Southwestern-Style Florida Mansion
Spanish clay tile, rough-sawn timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style home
"rough-sawn timber beams and a horse paddock lend a hacienda feel to a vast Southwestern-style... sawn wood timbers frame the tall coffer in the ceiling, and green paint accents the arched... rough-sawn timber beams and ceiling, rusticated brick floors and stucco walls evoke the... heavy timber beams and the same heavy-duty iron plates continue to give the illusion... that the timbers, posts and beams are actually structural."Authenticity was of utmost..."
Houzz Tour: Salvaged Parts Form a New-Old Texas Hideaway
Know Your House: Components of Efficient Walls
"balloon framing became the norm. With this type of framing, the exterior walls are... platform framing, the method used to build wood-frame houses today. It relies on each... lumber for framing, and the nail. Not only did these two products allow for homes to be... heavy timbers or masonry. In the early 19th century, with the onset of stick-built... Balloon framing died out simply because of the unavailability of wood studs of such..."
Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black
Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in
"window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in... door frames and more, it adds contrast, frames views and brings welcome heft to... instead of timber but hubby wants timber. With tiles, I could consider black perhaps however... mural framed in black on a wall http;//www.mosaicsyourway.com What kind of paint... before the framing was completed. I absolutely love it am thinking of painting the entry..."
Houzz Tour: A Stunning Makeover Celebrates Warm Wood and Artful Salvage
Walnut countertops join hardwood floors and pieces made from leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial
"leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial... paint timber!! Thank you for highlighting how rich and warm beautiful timber can... the wall framing and wood lath that was removed in selected locations as finish material... instead of timber Wonerful little mini Cooper Incredible Home!!!!!!! I am in love with... how you framed your light switches in the living room!!! (Photo #7) what a creative... black frame against wood. it works! I also love the custom arched windows, it brings..."
Bring in Warmth and Character With Reclaimed Wood
Got a hankering for that natural touch? Go rough or refined with these ideas for using salvaged wood indoors and out
"adding a timber note, but why not think laterally and use planks as a headboard or driftwood... driftwood to frame a mirror? If you want to create a stripped-back vibe, here are 10 ideas... house timber and sarking timber reclaimed from the local school bus shed. Oh and... (from a timber-frame barn) from Logs End Flooring in Ottawa, and it was absolutely... cabin timber frame addition.Building in progress. What oil was used on the wood?..."
Houzz Tour: Farmhouse Meets Industrial in a Restored New Jersey Barn
Amish craftsmen, trusting clients and an architect with a vision save a historic barn from a complete teardown
"original timber framing was cleaned, fumigated and then milled to our specifications... original timbers could live on in the new barn — which would be used as a pool house... structure's timber framing adds so much character. Congratulations on the recognition... original timber framing, looks like its been there forever. I like the spacious, light..."
Know Your House: Post and Beam Construction Basics
Learn about this simple, direct and elegant type of wood home construction that allows for generous personal expression
"explanation - timber frame construction using mortice and tenon joinery. You clients can... Building timber frames- the true & honest old fashioned way. Old barns make are a great... regional timber frame artists throughout the east coast. I have worked with Lancaster... Lancaster Timber Frame. I'm not sure that there are any better than the amish in Lancaster... g for framing members. The structural design will depend on the seismic/wind forces..."
Kitchen of the Week: Wood-Loving Luxuriousness in Vancouver
Live edges and organic shapes feature prominently in this spacious, highly customized Canadian kitchen
Roots of Style: Does Your House Have a Medieval Heritage?
"stone or timber frames made up the walls, contributing to their rustic impression.... mimic the timber-frame construction used in medieval times. Though there are thousands... window frames. Natural light plays an important role, and this house is full of clerestory... curved wall framing the center upper-floor windows, establish its identity. This styling... of half timbered (nonstructural) stucco, stone, brick veneer and wood siding, which..."
A Tepee in the Trees Defies the Ordinary
This Pennsylvania tree house brings a family together, spawns adventures and respects the trees. Have a look
"Lofting Timber Framing — brings the whole family together to enjoy one another's company... More timbers sit atop those initial main timbers, providing a base for the floorboards... weight off timbers that aren't fastened to the tree. The metal brackets slide back and... 8-inch timbers, attached by lag and through bolts, which do not hurt the trees or... beefy oak timbers create a near-circular foundation spanning all three trees, says project..."
Mortise and Tenon
"joint in timber frame construction. Used for thousands of years to connect pieces of... from a timber-frame building where it was used structurally. This post and lintel... between the timbers it connects, with a slot and groove cut to fit seamlessly together..."